Pre-tour “To Do” list

A friend asked me this week, what I still need to do before leaving next weekend for the next leg of my tour. It’s a 3.5 month tour, and my response was, ” I don’t know”. Every day, things pop into my head that need to be done, and I try to do them as soon as they appear, but often the thought fleets by, as quickly as it fleeted in. So, I’m going to make an attempt to do my little list here, and check it off as I go. Feel free to chime in, if you see any glaring omissions. While forming lists, the packing list may begin to form also, and I’ll have to put that together.

To Do

1/2. Visit Dad

3/4. Finish commission and ship

5/8. ship broken bike rack back to the company

1. write class proposals for Jan and Feb and submit them.

2. write class descriptions for my studio classes for those same months, put them up on the blog and other sites

3. Pay up any unpaid bills,

4. empty the fuel container, so it can fly

5. Store the photos that are on the media card onto the external hard drive and format the card

6. make a list of items to pick up at Rei in Seattle: titanium utensils,

7. get a bicycle repair manual in kindle format for the ipod

8. Repair the Ortleib panniers – 

9. download the Mapsource software to the netbook

10. ship bike

11. book a host for Seattle

12. book hotel for first Seattle night

13. book hotel for last Seattle night

14. meet with prayer partner

15. clean/grease the bikes staying home

16. write thank-you note to bike mechanic

17. study bike laws in Washington and Oregon

18. find rail trails in Seattle

19. pack

20. pick up a pair of crocs

packing list:

3 changes of clothes – shorts, skirt, tights, jerseys, rain gear,socks

deo, first aid kit, Rx, soap, Trangia and cook kit, water canisters, fuel canister, swim suit, tent, sleep pad, tent footprint and spare Tyvek, toothbrush, ID, zip ties, camera, touring cards, netbook,card reader, ipod, phone and chargers for each, GPS and charger, razor, crescent wrench, cassette tool, Park multi-tool, readers, rear-view mirror, Utah ball cap, toothpaste, cycling shoes and crocs, headlamp, helmet, reflective vest, linen towel, dish soap, scourpad, Maxwell house container

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About rivercityweaves

I'm a mom, wife and fiber artist, living in rural Virginia. On days I'm not creating fiber art or teaching others how to, I'm probably saddle surfing on my Bianchi, or laughing with friends.
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